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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
the facts of any given case as well as the laws of the state of florida. >> in a national broadcast exclusive we are joined by and as a whistleblower william bennett. >> after 9/11, all of the raps came off for nsa, and between the white house, nsa, cia, decided to eliminate the protections of u.s. citizens and collect domestically. they started collecting from commercial -- the one commercial company that i know of that participated, provided over -- on average, 320 million records of communication of u.s. citizen to another citizen into the country. >> we are going to interrupt the broadcast because right now we have just gotten a call from someone in prison in pennsylvania. he is speaking to us for the first time, no lover on death row. >> you probably heard me referred to life as slow death row. it sounds a little dramatic, but it is really more truth to it than hyperbole. that is because of, in terms of lifers, it has the largest percentage in pennsylvania. there is no radiation. all lifers are lifers. as you see, as i have seen, a child going to a meal, what i call the million
WHUT
Jan 1, 2013 8:00am EST
film? i'm not sure i believe that. >> yeah, who knows? i don't know the law, the kind of law of quantity and quality, but i think the opportunity of people being able to express themselves and to have the means of production is a great thing. it's also changing how we're telling stories. the serialization through the internet or through digital portals, means of ways of communicating, and i think that's great. i think the form, the hollywood movie, i think the quality is obviously always going to be there and i think that the question of taste, there's always a question of taste. tavis: right. >> but it's really an exciting time for storytellers and for people to get their story out. so that's kind of cool, whether we like it or not. tavis: yeah, i accept that. let me ask a personal question. i wonder if this technology had been available to you at the start of your now three-decade career as an actor, whether or not you might have made different choices, whether or not you might have jumped behind the camera before you did. how might this technology, had it been around 30 years
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
has signed into law a measure allowing michigan areas to declare bankruptcy or fall under the control of an unelected emergency manager enabled to fire public officials and nullify union contracts. state republicans approved it this month after voters repealed a similar initiative on election day. despite reimposing a measure that was rejected by popular vote, governor snyder said -- was among a number of controversial bills recently advanced by state republicans in michigan before their majority declines with a new legislative session next month. the chicago teachers union has filed a lawsuit accusing a city of discriminating against african-american teachers and staff through its effort to reform or shut down local schools. the federal suit says more than half of the tenured teachers who lost their jobs in the most recent wave of school closings were african-american, despite african-americans comprising just 30% of tenured teachers overall and 35% in the underperforming schools that wound up -- wind up being closed. the teachers' union is seeking an injunction to stop chicago mayor
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 3:00am EST
my friends miserable at their desk jobs working in sweet or law and i'm going to pursue something that i at least enjoy doing, and that was cooking. >> rose: you liked it? >> i liked it. >> rose: what did you like about it? >> that you could work with something and get better at it and sort of just taste and -- you're creating something, using your hands. it's something that was just the direct polar opposite of what i was doing in college or what i was being groomed to do which i had no idea. cooking was something i felt i had had an honor in. it was like a real craft. if i had more dexterity i would have been like a -- i don't know, a cooper or something like that. >> rose: or a surgeon. >> yeah, a surgeon. >> rose: (laughs) >> so you're -- you went about cooking and you got a series of jobs, including japan. >> yes. >> rose: and how influential was that? >> it was life changing. life changing. >> rose: life changing. >> yeah. i had a small stint teaching english in japan and i promised myself i'd go back to japan to do it right and to absorb the food culture and to stay there a
WHUT
Jan 1, 2013 9:30am EST
you have to talk about whether it's by law or by culture. and i think most everybody would have understood early on that by law, the nation was secular, but by choice, the nation was -- in other words, its people were christians and there's always been that dynamic, people have always understood there's a tension there between a population that's largely christian but uses its freedom to choose christiity and the laws that say go ahead and be whatever religion you want to be. >> this is what i understand from your text. one of five of the founding fathers had any religious stressed denomination or affiliation and that was when it existed calvinist and that was prett9 much of a god almost independent of jesus, correct, a watch maker god who starts the earth and then he leaves it on its own, a deistic god? >> well, no, in terms of the population there's the calvinists and the deists. >> way back then? >> right. the calvinists totally predominated among the population. the founding fathers were much more elites and yes, many of them were deists but in terms of the vast majority of
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
controversial move is said to be part of russia's retaliation against an american law that puts sanctions on officials suspected of human rights violations. some senior government officials in moscow have spoken out against that law, but supporters argue the ban's necessary, because some adopted children have faced abuse by american families. joining me from moscow now is steve rosenberg. steve, you said he'd do it, he's done it. >> that's right, david. there's been one question that has dominated political life in moscow the last few days and that is will he or won't he? will president putin sign what is one of the most controversial laws he's been face with. yesterday he indicated he probably would and today he signed it. as you mentioned it has been very controversial because a number of ministers in his own government, including the russian foreign minister have publicly criticized the law and president putin's critics have accused him of playing politics with russian children. >> criticized it on humanitarian grounds. >> yes, absolutely. it's interesting to note that the bi
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
karenina," the film also stars jude law and hits theaters around the country this weekend, so now a scene from "anna karenina." tavis: ah-ha. >> here is an end to living in corners. >> we can be together. >> how can we? do you think my husband will make a present of me? >> run away. >> i would never see my son again. the laws are made by husbands and fathers. >> i will never forgive myself for your unhappiness. >> the happiest? i am like a starving beggar who has been given food. i am happy. no. this is my happiness. another period piece. >> another period piece. hair and big dress, yeah. tavis: yeah. all right, so let us explore this, shall we? >> yes. tavis: what is the -- i heard at a script and you say "interesting role, i want to do this." >> yeah. tavis: but there must be something here that draws you to -- >> to back then. tavis: yeah >> i think it is the element of fantasy, actually. i think it is the fact that you can kind of -- you leave everything you know behind you. you leave yourself, you leave your society, you leave your country, and you just connect with it on a tot
WHUT
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
begin with rattle robinson, founder and past president of transafrica, a law professor at pennsylvania state university, most recent book "makada" said at the dawn of the civil rights era following a young man coming of age in segregated richmond, virginia. through his blind grandmother and her visions, he discovers her his race and africa. he came to our studios on the eve of dr. king's birthday to talk about his new novel. he lives now in st. kitts. >> when i was a child growing up in richmond, virginia, we were called negros. no one i knew we were called that. no one knew the province of that word. it had no connection to what we might have been before we were blocked from review by that lethal, opaque space of slavery. so we did not know anything about ourselves except we had been called this, but not by ourselves. it turns out is much like the case of the sardine. there is no such thing as a sardine as a fish living free in the ocean. it only becomes one when it is captured and put in a pan. and we were only called negros when we were leveled during slavery as that, as a way of se
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